Chondrome D23.9

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Synonym(s)

Chondroblastoma

Definition
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Rare, benign tumor of cartilage tissue. See Chondroma cysticum, see Chondroma myxomatodes.

Etiopathogenesis
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Hereditary disposition, trauma as a trigger factor.

Localization
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Fingers, more rarely on hands and feet.

Histology
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Lobularly articulated, encapsulated tumour nodes of mature chondrocytes arranged in nests, with small cell kerenes. Necrosis and calcification are not uncommon.

Differential diagnosis
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Therapy
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Progression/forecast
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Favourable, rarely malignant degeneration (secondary chondrosarcoma).

Literature
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  1. Ando K et al (1996) Cutaneous cartilaginous tumor. Dermatol Surgery 21:339-341.
  2. Batalla A et al (2015) True cutaneous chondroma: a case report. J Cutan Pathol 42:657-659.
  3. Gungor Set al. (2013) Soft tissue chondroma of the index finger: clinical, histological and radiological findings in a unique case. Dermatol Online J 19:18176.
  4. Shinojima Y et al (2006) Cutaneous chondroma with overlying pigmentation clinically mimicking dermatofibroma. Br J Dermatol 154:178-81. PubMed PMID: 16403116.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020